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How to run a dealership

Industry veterans share insights on how to better run a dealership business.

New Feature Release Blackpurl

New Feature Release 2.62 Blackpurl

In Feature Release 2.62 we’ve enhanced the service document format, updated the parts movement report with more functionalilty, added more apprvoed dymo label printers for our dealers to choose from, and updated how Undeposited Funds General Ledger is synced with Undeposited Cash payment method.

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Why Are Dealers So Frustrated With Their DMS?

Why Are Dealers So Frustrated With Their DMS?

“I Hate DMS.” “I can’t Stand My DMS.” “I never want to use a DMS again.” Regardless of how you say it, one thing is clear: dealers are tired of dealership management systems (DMS) and you can’t blame them – here’s why.

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How Does a Cloud-Based DMS Work?

A cloud-based dealership management solution allows you to perform all of your dealerships day-to-day functions more quickly, easily, and securely. Find out if it’s the right fit for your shop.

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New Feature Release Blackpurl

New Feature Release 2.61 Blackpurl

This past February the Blackpurl crew was working overtime to push out some new releases. From customer order updates to accounting integration enhancements, keep reading to check out what’s new.

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How to Balance your Dealership’s Balance Sheet

Last week we talked about the importance of the balance sheet (you can catch up here). This week we’re talking about how to keep your balance sheet balanced by following 6 priceless accounting disciplines that I’ve used in my dealerships for over four decades.

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The True Function of a Balance Sheet

The “Balance Sheet” is every business’s absolute reason for existence. Without profitable activity you will not survive and without a clean and healthy balance sheet you will not be certain of what your profitability is. This is why I argue that it should be an ongoing goal to “prove” the accuracy of your balance sheet monthly.

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